Fifth Sunday of Easter: John 14:1-12

1 “Do not be worried and upset,” Jesus told them. “Believe in God and believe also in me.

2 There are many rooms in my Father’s house, and I am going to prepare a place for you. I would not tell you this if it were not so.

3 And after I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to myself, so that you will be where I am.

4 You know the way that leads to the place where I am going.”

5 Thomas said to him, “Lord, we do not know where you are going; so how can we know the way to get there?”

6 Jesus answered him, “I am the way, the truth and the life; no one goes to the Father except by me.

7 Now that you have known me,” he said to them, “you will know my Father also, and from now on you do know him and you have seen him.”

8 Philip said to him, “Lord, show us the Father; that is all we need.”

9 Jesus answered, “For a long time I have been with you all; yet you do not know me, Philip? Whoever has seen me has seen the Father. Why, then, do you say, ‘Show us the Father’?

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